Sociologists for Women in Society

For its strong commitment to gender equity and gender scholarship, UCSB Sociology has been awarded a Seal of Excellence by the national organization, Sociologists for Women in Society ( The SWS Seal of Excellence is awarded to sociology departments with strong representation of women faculty and faculty pursuing scholarship related to gender and intersectional inequalities. UCSB Sociology is proud to be among the most welcoming departments to women and gender scholars in the discipline.